08/30/2012 02:04 pm ET Updated Oct 30, 2012

What Life Is Like In A Fake Asteroid Under The Sea

In July, the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration announced it was killing its funding for the Aquarius Reef Base, which, located off the coast of Key Largo, Florida, is the only sea lab of its kind in the world. Even during a science funding drought across the board, it was a difficult blow for the decades-long project of sending scientists and divers 60 feet below sea level to live on the ocean floor.

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